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Manuscript Library

Welcome to the Booth Library manuscript index. 

The manuscript index contains links to finding aids for the collections of the Booth Library.  Each finding aid has a description of that collection along with a listing of the items within that collection.  The Booth Library staff and volunteers are updating the index daily in order to make your research experience more productive.

The Manuscript Index is arranged alphabetically by collection name.  To access a finding aid, please click on its name.

To search the Manuscript Index for a specific research topic, please enter the term into the Search Library Box below. 


Please keep in mind that many collections have not been inventoried while others are currently in progress.  If you have any questions regarding the Finding Aids or the Index, please contact the archivist at archivist@chemungvalleymuseum.org

Collection TitleMP Maps, Architectural Drawings, OversizedCreator
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Auto Route Atlas of New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and the Southern New England States, Distributed by Electric Garage, Elmira, N.Y.Map01D-04F-03
Sectional Map Indicating Main Automobile Roads Between Canada & United States, Dept. of the Interior, Canada, Natural Resources Intelligence ServiceMap01D-04F-04
New York State Highway Condition Map, 4/30/1966-6/29/1966, State of N.Y., Dept. of Public WorksMap01D-04F-04
New York State Highway Condition Map, 12/30/1962-4/29/1963, State of N.Y., Dept. of Public WorksMap01D-04F-04
Rand McNally Official 1919 Auto Trails Map, New York and North Penn., showing various hotels, auto garages, and machine shops, plus electric garage in PA.Map01D-04F-04
Rand McNally Official 1919 Auto Trails Map, New York and North Penn.Map01D-04F-04
New York Automobile Road Map, Rand McNally & Co. N.Y., 1920Map01D-04F-04
Map of the Twin Tiers of New York and Pennsylvania, 5-9-1969Map01D-04F-04
Rand McNally Official 1921 Auto Trails MapMap01D-04F-04
Cyclists Road Maps, N.Y. State, 1893, showing good, fair, and unridable or unknown roads, AlbanyMap01D-04F-05
Cyclists Road Maps, N.Y. State, showing good, fair, and unridable or unknown roads, WesternMap01D-04F-05
Cyclists Road Maps, N.Y. State, 1893, showing good, fair, and unridable or unknown roads, CentralMap01D-04F-05
Cyclists Road Maps, N.Y. State, 1893, showing good, fair, and unridable or unknown roads, WatertownMap01D-04F-05
Cyclists Road Maps, N.Y. State, 1893, showing good, fair, and unridable or unknown roads, DownstateMap01D-04F-05
Cyclists Road Maps, N.Y. State, 1893, showing good, fair, and unridable or unknown roads, AdirondakMap01D-04F-05
This folder contains the following canal-related maps: map of New York State Canals & Connecting Waterways (1980s); map of the Chemung Canal through Elmira (1850s); plan for draining the Chemung Canal prism (1884); (2) maps of the Junction Canal through Elmira (1850s).Maps01D-04F-06
(2) technical drawings of timber locks on the Chemung Canal, ca. 1850s. Technical Drawings01D-04F-06
This folder contains the following documents associated with the Chemung County Historical Society: original charter (1945); list of past presidents, 1924-1988; copy of the Bill of Rights presented by the Bicentennial Commission (1989). Documents01D-06F-04
This folder contains the following miscellaneous documents associated with Chemung County history: census data, ca. 1840; Elmira Business Proclamation, ca. 1900; flour bag from Elmira Steam Mills, ca. 1890s. Documents01D-06F-04
Certificates of recognition from the Fraternal Order of Eagles to Elmira Aerie No. 941 for being a Quota Aerie: 1939, 1941, 1944, 1946.Certificate01D-06F-06
This folder contains the following photographs of the Fraternal Order of Eagles: Elmira Eagles Aerie No. 941 outing at Coldbrook, 1915; Officers of the Fraternal Order of Eagles at the Grand Aerie in Victoria, British Columbia, 1926; Eagles event at the Elmira Armory, ca. 1930.Photograph01D-06F-06
Drawing of the crest of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Elmira Aerie No. 941, 1920.Drawing01D-06F-06
This folder contains the maps and plans of the following Cemeteries: plot map & owners list of the Second Street Cemetery (2nd St.), ca. 1910s; concept plan of St. Peter's & Paul's Cemetery expansion, 2008. Maps01D-07F-02
This folder contains the following military photographs: Company L, 3rd New York Infantry returning from the Spanish-American War at the Armory, December 10, 1898; New York State Guard Pine Camp near Rochester, August 1911; Company L in Elmira, April 1917; Company L at Spartanburg, S.C., ca. 1917; Camp Wadsworth, Spartanburg, S.C., ca. 1917; 1st Field Artillery, U.S. Marines, preparing for deployment in Quantico, VA, August 1917; unidentified units at camp and at drill, ca. World War I (WWI); 2nd reunion of Company L Veterans Association at Coldbrook Club, 1920; Harry B. Bently American Legion band, ca. 1920s; Fort Bliss, Texas, 1941.Photograph01D-09F-01
Membership certificates in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) for the following: Zippie Brooks Wales (1898); Mary Jane Woodward Hulbert (1908); Lillian R. Lowman (1909).Certificates01D-09F-04
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